Provinces of Laos


Provinces of Laos

Politics of Laos

Laos is divided into 16 provinces (Lao ແຂວງ, "khoueng"), 1 municipality (ນະຄອນຫລວງ, "kampheng nakhon"), and formerly 1 special zone (ເຂດພິເສດ, "khetphiset").

#Attapu
#Bokeo
#Bolikhamxai
#Champasak
#Houaphan
#Khammouan
#Louang Namtha
#Louangphabang
#Oudomxai
#Phongsali
#Salavan
#Savannakhet
#Vientiane Prefecture with Vientiane Capital *
#Vientiane Province
#Xaignabouli
#Xaisomboun **
#Xekong
#Xiangkhoang

"* municipality" "** special administrative zone, dissolved in 2006"

The provinces are subdivided into districts ("muang") and villages ("baan").

External links

* [http://www.citymayors.com/government/se_asia_government.html CityMayors.com article]


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